Taxon  Report   2579    
Cyperus bipartitus  Torr.
Slender flatsedge
Cyperus bipartitus
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Cyperus bipartitus
© 2014 Gerald and Robert Carr
Cyperus bipartitus
© 2014 Gerald and Robert Carr
Cyperus bipartitus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Cyperus bipartitus
© 2014 Gerald and Robert Carr
Genus: Cyperus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyperus niger var. rivularis
PLANTS: Cyperus rivularis
PLANTS: Pycreus rivularis
More information about  Cyperus bipartitus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).